The much anticipated 2016 Mercer Health 5K Challenge schedule is listed below.

Zuma Days 5K – Saturday, June 18th

 Maria Stein Countryfest 5K – Sunday, June 26th

 St. Henry – Redskin Classic 5K – Sunday, July 3rd

 Fort Recovery – St. Clair’s 5K – Saturday, July 9th

 Rockford – Shane’s Crossing 5K – Saturday, July 16th

 Celina Lake Festival 5K – Saturday, July 23rd

 Coldwater – Buzzard’s Glory 5K – Saturday, August 6th

Burkettsville – Burkett 5K – Saturday, August 13th

Back by popular demand – “The All Eight Award” for competing in all eight Challenge 5K’s.


All who compete in at least six events will earn a Mercer Health 5K Challenge shirt and be eligible for

age group awards.

Entry forms for Challange races will be posted in the coming weeks.


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If you are looking to tune up for the Challenge season:

St. Patrick's Day 5K - March 20th in St. Henry, Ohio - This is always a fun race as it's the area kickoff to the 5K season. A great time to renew friendships with your running buddies.

3rd Annual Heart & Sole 5K - April 2nd at Eldora Speedway - Proceeds benefit State of Heart Care - Hospice Care Center.

Entry forms for both races are post on the ENTRY FORM tab at the top of this page.

Please feel free to send to us any entry forms that you would like to see added to the Challenge site.